New Jersey

State in the northeastern United States

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states with its biggest city being Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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A 6-year-old girl is being credited with saving the lives of her parents and younger brother after she alerted her father to a fire in their home.
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Vanessa Smallwood of Maple Shade, N.J., was 46 at the time of her disappearance. She was identified in a statement from New Jersey State Police.
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Temperatures in the Twin Cities area are expected to fall below zero Saturday night, while parts of New Jersey can expect to see several inches of snow,..
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U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared skeptical about the criminal prosecution of two associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who are..
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The two people who carried out a fatal gun rampage at a kosher grocery store in northern New Jersey last month were planning another attack and may have targeted..
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The senator from New Jersey made his announcement in an email to supporters Monday.
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A massive fire engulfed many buildings in Bound Brook, New Jersey, late on Sunday, causing more than 100 residents to be evacuated and leaving around 3,000..
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Firefighters were battling a seven-alarm fire Sunday night that tore through two apartment buildings under construction in Bound Brook, New Jersey.
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The court's impatience with federal prosecutors, even in cases of political corruption, may benefit ex-New Jersey governor Chris Christie's cronies.
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The blaze in the buildings, which were under construction, sowed panic in the downtown area and led transit officials to curtail train service.
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